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Clint Hill

Biography

Clint Hill

Clint Hill is a retired United States Secret Service agent who will forever be remembered for his courageous actions in the presidential motorcade during the John F. Kennedy assassination. Assigned to protect Jacqueline Kennedy, Hill remained with Mrs. Kennedy and the children for one year after the tragedy. Proudly and humbly serving five presidents --- Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Ford --- Hill rose through the ranks of the most elite protective force in the world, during the tumultuous time that encompassed the Vietnam War, the assassinations of JFK, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, and Watergate. He retired in 1975 as Assistant Director, United States Secret Service, responsible for all protective forces. In 2012, he penned his remarkable memoir, MRS. KENNEDY AND ME, which became a #1 New York Times bestseller.

Books by Clint Hill

by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin - History, Nonfiction

Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his 17 years protecting the most powerful office in the nation. Hill walked alongside Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon and Ford, seeing them through a long, tumultuous era --- the Cold War; the Cuban Missile Crisis; the assassinations of JFK, Martin Luther King, Jr. and RFK; the Vietnam War; Watergate; and the resignations of Spiro Agnew and Nixon.

by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin - History, Nonfiction

On the night JFK was assassinated, a photo ran on the front pages of newspapers across the world, showing a Secret Service agent jumping on the back of the presidential limousine in a desperate attempt to protect the President and Mrs. Kennedy. Now Secret Service Agent Clint Hill commemorates the 50th anniversary of the tragedy with a book containing more than 150 photos, each accompanied by Hill’s insider account of those terrible days.